Washington Administrative Code
Title 434 - Secretary of State
Chapter 434-663 - Imaging systems, standards for accuracy and durability
Section 434-663-250 - Open system
Open system is defined to be a system that implements sufficient public specifications for interfaces, services and supporting formats to enable applications software to be ported across a wide range of systems, to interoperate or interchange with other applications on local and remote systems, and to interact with users in a style that facilitates portability. Public specifications are maintained by open, public consensus process to accommodate new technology over time, and which are consistent with international standards.
Statutory Authority: Chapter 40.14 RCW. 94-04-102, § 434-663-250, filed 2/1/94, effective 3/7/94.